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Principal nilpotent orbits and reducible principal series
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Represent. Theory 6 (2002), 127-159 Request permission


Let $G$ be a split reductive $p$-adic group. In this paper, we establish an explicit link between principal nilpotent orbits of $G$ and the irreducible constituents of principal series of $G$. A geometric characterization of certain irreducible constituents is also provided.
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  • Wentang Kuo
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, MATH 726, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906
  • Address at time of publication: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
  • MR Author ID: 698451
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  • Received by editor(s): July 15, 2001
  • Received by editor(s) in revised form: April 11, 2002
  • Published electronically: July 25, 2002
  • © Copyright 2002 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Represent. Theory 6 (2002), 127-159
  • MSC (2000): Primary 22E50; Secondary 22E35
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  • MathSciNet review: 1915089